The DeSantis administration in Florida seems to be in a race with the state legislature to impose as many narrow, exclusionary policies and laws as possible. Erasing racist history, banning books, outlawing “Woke” rhetoric as if it were some kind of nefarious agenda… The list is long, and the impact is daunting. Matt Hartley is a former board member and chair of the Interfaith Center of Northeast Florida and serves as the director of the Interfaith Center at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. He joins Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, host of State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio program and podcast, to examine the impact all this is having in education – and in families – in the state.
Hear the full April 15, 2023 State of Belief Radio program here.